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The conference hotel is Lancaster Lodge, conveniently situated on the Western Road just a five minute walk from UCC, but also five minutes from the city centre. On the banks of the river Lee, this is a quiet central location. Ample parking is available here free to guests, and the hotel also has wi-fi throughout. We have agreed a special conference rate with the hotel of €80 for single occupancy, and €95 for two people sharing. This includes a substantial (and most delicious) breakfast. Delegates should book directly with the hotel, either by email,, or by phone, +353 21 425 1125, and should mention that they belong with the UCC conference group to avail of the special rate. For further information see:

If delegates wish to share a room, please write to j.nighradaigh [at] with the subject line ‘Room share Christ conference’ stating your request with the dates required, and we will do our best to facilitate delegates by passing on each other’s details.

Bed and Breakfasts:

For those on a more constrained budget, a further list of Bed and Breakfasts will be found here:


Cork also has a selection of hostels:

An Óige, Cork International Youth Hostel

Address 1/2 Redclyffe, Western Road
Telephone +353 21 4543289
Dorms and twin rooms available.
Walk to UCC 5 mins
Walk to City Centre 15 mins

Kinlay House Cork

Address Bob and Joan's Walk, Shandon
Telephone +353 (0)21 450 8966
Fax +353 (0)21 450 6927
Dorms and private rooms available
Walk to UCC 0-15 mins
Walk to City Centre 5 mins

Bru' Bar&Hostel

Address 57 Mac Curtain Street, Cork City
Telephone +353 21 4559667
Fax +353 21 4501311
Dorms and private rooms available.
Walk to UCC 20 mins
Walk to City Centre 5 mins

Information on Cork and the surrounding area

More on the surrounding area go to the tourism boards website and download the brochures